Andrew B. Ayers International Law as a Tool of Constitutional Interpretation in the Early Immigration Power Cases 19 Georgetown Immigration Law Journal 125 (Fall, 2004) In the midst of current anti-immigration sentiment, which is motivating dramatic changes in the United States' immigration laws, there exists the myth that prior immigration laws were more equitable and humanitarian. Yet historical analysis reveals that immigration law has been put to uses far from idyllic, and has always been concerned with the... 1997
Hilal Elver Racializing Islam Before and after 9/11: from Melting Pot to Islamophobia 21 Transnational Law & Contemporary Problems 119 (Spring 2012) My family's history is not uncommon. My ancestors immigrated from Central America to the United States in the mid 1960s through the early 1970s in search of a brighter future. Several of the women in my family accepted jobs as domestic workers when they first arrived in order to make ends meet. What they endured as immigrant domestic workers is a... 1997
Michael Doran The Equal-protection Challenge to Federal Indian Law 6 University of Pennsylvania Journal of Law & Public Affairs 1 (November, 2020) the ongoing struggle of defining what it means to be American has infected public policy and political debates in a manner that almost defies characterization. The rhetoric about the threats to the American way of life posed by noncitizens is linked to immigration policy because of a heightened awareness of the increased presence of noncitizens... 1997
Peter Margulies Uncertain Arrivals: Immigration, Terror, and Democracy after September 11 2002 Utah Law Review 481 (2002) To become a United States citizen, a lawful permanent resident alien must successfully demonstrate a knowledge of United States history and government. A standard examination question is: How many branches are there in the federal government of the United States? The correct answer of course is three branches. However, where immigration... 1997
Paul Meehan Combatting Restrictions on Immigrant Access to Public Benefits: a Human Rights Perspective 11 Georgetown Immigration Law Journal 389 (1997) Editor's Note: This article was completed prior to the Fifth Annual Stein Center Symposium on Contemporary Urban Challenges, which took place on February 28, 1996. Since that time, several then-pending anti-immigrant bills discussed below have been enacted into law. Without changing the author's analysis, these enactments provide additional... 1996
Jennifer Lee Koh Crimmigration and the Void for Vagueness Doctrine 2016 Wisconsin Law Review 1127 (2016) For a century, the vision of racial equality expressed in John Marshall Harlan's dissent in Plessy v. Ferguson has captured the legal imagination in a way matched by few other texts. Even today, the symbolic power of Harlan's rejection of segregation of African Americans and whites in New Orleans streetcars is rivaled only by the Reverend Martin... 1996
Sumi Cho Embedded Whiteness: Theorizing Exclusion in Public Contracting 19 Berkeley La Raza Law Journal 5 (2008) I. Introduction. 1357 II. Historical Development of the Law of Immigration. 1361 III. International Efforts to Assist Post-World War II Refugees and Final Adoption of United States Domestic Legislation Defining the Modern Law of Immigration. 1364 A. International Laws Affecting Development of United States Immigration Laws. 1364 B. United States... 1996
Madeline M. Gomez Intersections at the Border: Immigration Enforcement, Reproductive Oppression, and the Policing of Latina Bodies in the Rio Grande Valley 30 Columbia Journal of Gender and Law 84 (2015) In the midst of one of the largest waves of legal immigration in our nation's history, a strong anti-immigrant undertow threatens to pull us from our constitutional commitment to equality and from our national mythology of open arms and golden doors. The debates concerning noncitizens in the public square of the 1990s provide a good occasion and... 1996
Michael J. Wishnie Laboratories of Bigotry? Devolution of the Immigration Power, Equal Protection, and Federalism 76 New York University Law Review 493 (May, 2001) In this historical analysis of the Immigration and Nationality Act Amendments of 1965, Professor Chin argues that Congress eased restrictions on Asian immigration into the United States in an effort to equalize immigration opportunities for groups who had been the victims of discriminatory immigration laws in the past. In Part I of the Article, he... 1996
Lindsay N. Wise People Not Equal: a Glimpse into the Use of Profiling and the Effect a Pending U.n. Human Rights Committee Case May Have on United States' Policy 14 Washington and Lee Journal of Civil Rights and Social Justice 303 (Spring, 2008) INTRODUCTION. 348 I. The Enigma of Race. 355 A. Theories of Racial Identity. 355 1. Biological Race. 355 2. Socially Constructed Race. 358 B. Constructions of Asian Americans. 359 1. Historical Constructions of Asian Identities. 359 a. Constructions of Early Chinese Immigrants. 362 b. Constructions of Early Japanese Immigrants. 371 c. Chinese and... 1996
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